A swallow-tailed or triangular flag or pennant used on ships for signaling or identification.
A broadtaperingpennant, often with a swallowtail, flown by merchant ships to identify the vessel and by yachts to identify the yacht club, as well as being the form of the flag of the State of Ohio. (See also, Flag of Ohio).
A kind of small coal used in furnaces.
Other Word Forms
Origin of burgee
Perhaps from French dialectal bourgeaisshipownerfrom Old French burgeiscitizenfrombourgbourgbourg
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Burgee Sentence Examples
I will certainly be ordering a burgee and will get some pics to you as I progress.
He emerged the champion, flying the burgee for Bembridge Sailing Club (BSC ).
I'm very pleased at your success and I will buy a burgee when I get around yo it.
And I'll post a photo of the new burgee as soon as I can get one.